Madras Pioneer News


Madras begins search for new track and field coach

June 28, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Sports Will Denner
Darrell Yount steps away after two seasons to coach track and field at Warm Springs K-8 Academy.

Melissa Field named to 4A all-state softball squad

June 28, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Sports Madras Pioneer
White Buffalo senior lands on second team as an outfielder. Votes were compiled by The Oregonian/OregonLive.

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JROTC cadets ravel to D-Day ceremonies in France

June 28, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Features Susan Matheny
Student cadets participate in memorial parade and cemetery ceremonies, visit Omaha and Utah beach sites.

UMC helps obtain important documents

June 28, 2017 Madras Pioneer - Features Madras Pioneer
Volunteers help people replace lost birth certificates, driver's licenses and other important documents.
  • Dawes earns top AWANA award

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Cornerstone Baptist Church presents the Awana Club's highest award to girl in program 10 years.
  • Locomotive steams by Madras

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    The Daylight engine draws many photographers as it chugs up the Deschutes River Canyon railroad.
  • Help plan Madras biking trails

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras is poised to join the ranks of Central Oregon's hundreds of miles of mountain bike trails.
  • Births

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Birth announcements for Aibel Mariluz Castillo-Perez and Amelian Madison Sevilla, born at St. Charles Madras.
  • Vacation Bible schools slated

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Cornerstone Baptist and United Methodist churches in Madras offering vacation Bible school fun.
  • Students tackle welding certification test

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Tester from Bend comes to MHS to watch six students try out their welding skills in an attempt to earn national welding certification.
  • Madras Christian School to open

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    After a six-year closure, the Christian school will reopen with new teacher Melissa McCrery, a graduate of Walla Walla University.
  • Breakfast honors 509-J retirees

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Past and current teachers and staff from the 509-J District gather to acknowledge the accomplishments of the year's retirees.
  • Suppah selected for technology conference

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    MHS sophomore picked for honors program for students who are passionate about science, technology, engineering and math.
  • Cribbage classic tourney coming

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Players from all over the U.S. and Canada are coming to Madras to enter the sanctioned tournament.
  • Farm Bureau donates groceries

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Jefferson County and other members gather at Erickson's Thriftway to purchase shopping carts full of groceries for Ronald McDonald House.
  • Relay sets luminaria event

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Purchase a Relay For Life luminaria for lighting ceremony to honor a loved one, or in memory of someone.
  • Youth Challenge cadets graduate

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Leonard Polk, of Warm Springs, is among the cadets graduating from the Oregon National Guard's youth program.
  • Bend Research, OMSI visit summer reading

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Kids will hear presentations by scientists, visit OMSI planetarium. Bus transportation for Culver, Warm Springs kids.
  • Skidmore honored as Battle of Midway vet

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras World War II veteran attends the 75th anniversary of the battle aboard the USS Midway aircraft carrier, which is now a museum.
  • Young farmer finds niche for meat sales

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Originally from England, the Gunther family settled in Culver, where Cameron Gunther raises free-range chickens and pigs, and makes banger…
  • Gerkes honored as Relay cancer survivors

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Madras husband and wife both faced cancer and tell their stories of treatment and being survivors. The Gerkes will be featured at Relay For…
  • Donation promotes music programs

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Bette Wallan Memorial makes large donations to Culver and Madras high school music programs for instruments and activities.
  • Join Summer Reading fun

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Tuesday summer library programs will dazzle young readers with books, fun activities, and an OMSI science festival.
  • Births

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Births for the week of May 30 at St. Charles Madras hospital include Zion Red Road Frank, of Warm Springs.
  • 'La La Land' movie shown

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Library film center is showing the Oscar winning movie for free on Friday.
  • Madras Physical Therapy opens new clinic

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Take a tour during the open house on June 19.
  • Madras Saturday Market opens

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Pick up bedding plants for the garden, and fresh produce for the table.
  • Tap house a new venture for Madras barber

    Madras Pioneer - Features
    Outdoor, family friendly atmosphere with three food carts and a fire pit.

Sustainable Life

Company removed LNG pipeline documents from public libraries

June 27, 2017 Vickie Aldous, Medford Mail Tribune
Jordan Cove representatives say the documents were outdated, so they removed them from public files in four counties

Oil recycler permit shows it emits more than foul odors

June 27, 2017 Paul Koberstein
DEQ requires new pollution controls at APES plant in North Portland, but its emissions still will be toxic

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